How do I verify my number in WhatsApp?

The phone number verification process is designed to be as simple as possible, but if you are having trouble verifying your number, please check the following:

  1. You have entered your phone number in full international format correctly. Learn more about this format here.
  2. Your phone is connected to the Internet with a strong signal. Open up a webpage to make sure. Not connected? Read this article.
  3. You have the latest version of WhatsApp. Download it on your phone here.
  4. You are not roaming.
  5. You can send and receive SMS messages.
  6. You can receive phone calls.
  7. You are using a supported Nokia device. You can check if your device is supported here.

Learn how to verify your number on: Android | iPhone | Windows Phone | BlackBerry | Nokia S60 | BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp Support Team